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Text page of the Babad Diponegoro-ms. in the collection of the National Library of Indonesia, Jakarta.

Babad Diponegoro or Autobiographical Chronicle of Prince Diponegoro (1785-1855). A Javanese nobleman, Indonesian national hero and pan-Islamist

Registration year: 2013
Submission year: 
2012
Collection ID: 
2012-49

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Indonesia
Netherlands

The autobiographical chronicle of the Javanese nobleman, Indonesian national hero and Pan-Islamist, Prince Diponegoro (1785-1855) (literally 'The Light of the Country') of Yogyakarta - the Babad Diponegoro ('The Chronicle of Diponegoro') - written in exile in North Sulawesi (Celebes) in 1831-1832. It is the personal record of a key figure in modern Indonesian history. It is also the first ego-document (autobiography) in modern Javanese literature and shows unusual sensitivity to local conditions and experiences.

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Text page of the Babad Diponegoro-ms. in the collection of the National Library of Indonesia, Jakarta. Public Domain
Text page of the Babad Diponegoro-ms. in the collection of the National Library of Indonesia, Jakarta.
Public Domain

babad_dn_nl_h589_01.jpg

Public Domain, Text page of the first Dutch translation of the Babad Diponegoro-ms. From the collection of the KITLV, Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies in Leiden, the Netherlands.
Text page of the first Dutch translation of the Babad Diponegoro-ms. From the collection of the KITLV, Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies in Leiden, the Netherlands.
Public Domain

babad_dn_nl_h589_02.jpg

Public Domain, Text page of the first Dutch translation of the Babad Diponegoro-ms. From the collection of the KITLV, Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies in Leiden, the Netherlands.
Text page of the first Dutch translation of the Babad Diponegoro-ms. From the collection of the KITLV, Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies in Leiden, the Netherlands.
Public Domain

babad_dn_nl_h589_03.jpg

Public Domain, Text page of the first Dutch translation of the Babad Diponegoro-ms. From the collection of the KITLV, Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies in Leiden, the Netherlands.
Text page of the first Dutch translation of the Babad Diponegoro-ms. From the collection of the KITLV, Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies in Leiden, the Netherlands.
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